Biography

Lauren focuses her practice in the area of litigation. She conducts all stages of litigation including initiation, discovery, trial preparation and appeals. Additionally, she regularly advises on a wide range of issues that arise in the context of land use, eminent domain, local legislation, elections, public records requests, open meetings, conflicts of interest, trustee process, bankruptcy, licensing and contracts.

Prior to joining the firm, Lauren was an associate with Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP. Lauren served as the City Solicitor for Attleboro and Town Counsel for the Town of Hanover from 2016-2018. During law school, she was a managing editor of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal and was also a legal intern for the Massachusetts Attorney General and the DeKalb County Public Defender. Prior to law school, Lauren was a litigation paralegal at Hill & Barlow and Goulston & Storrs.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Boston College  (B.A.)
    • English
  • University College Dublin
  • Emory University School of Law  (J.D.)
    • Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal, Managing Editor, Emory Public Interest Committee, Student Member, Student Legal Services, Caseworker

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Memberships

  • Member, Women’s Bar Association
  • Associate Member, Hingham Zoning Board of Appeals

Honors

  • Citizens Schools Legal Apprenticeship
  • Public Safety Service Award

Court and Other Admissions

  • United States District Court, District of Massachusetts

Firm Highlights

Event

Annual Update Part 6: Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion - Top Legal Challenges and Best Practices for Your Company

Join Verrill for its sixth session of the 2022 virtual Labor & Employment Annual Update Series. Verrill attorney Tawny Alvarez will discuss steps that employers are taking to embrace diversity in their hiring practices...

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Implications of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act Webinar

Join Verrill's Robert Laplaca who will be presenting this webinar on understanding what risks confront gambling businesses operating on the internet. The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act was passed in 2006, but its implications...

Blog

Four Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Chambers & Partners for Energy and Environmental Law in Maine

Verrill attorneys Juliet T. Browne, James I. Cohen, Gordon R. Smith, and Mathew J. Todaro were recently recognized for energy and environmental law in Maine in the 2022 Chambers & Partners Guide . Chambers...

Publication/Podcast

New DOJ Task Force Announced Will Impact Health Care Providers & Prescribers in Northern New England

Major enforcement news was released today, Wednesday, June 29, 2022, for medical professionals and anyone working in or around the health care space in Maine , New Hampshire , and Vermont . The United...

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Hospitals Win 340B Medicare Rate Cut Suit, But When, How, and How Much They Will Recoup Remains Unclear

In a recent unanimous decision, the Supreme Court found that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”), part of the federal Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”), erred when it significantly reduced...

Matter

Elections and Constitutional Law: Successfully Challenged Certification of Initiative Petition

In a victory for consumers and the ride-hailing public, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently barred the Secretary of State from placing on the November ballot initiative petitions proposed by companies such as Uber...

News

Verrill Partner Robert Ruesch Elected to American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law’s Governing Committee

Matter

Advised Fortune 500 Company on Group Health and Welfare Benefit Plans

We were engaged by a Fortune 500 manufacturing company to provide legal and compliance services regarding its group health and welfare benefit plans. During the course of our representation, we have advised the company...

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Health Plans: PCORI Fee Is Due August 1, 2022

What is the PCORI Fee? The Affordable Care Act created a non-profit corporation, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (“PCORI”), to conduct research to help individuals, providers, and policymakers make better healthcare choices by advancing...

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Verrill Elects Longtime Partner Scott Anderson as New Managing Partner

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